1. the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a linked series
  2. the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc; “it was caused by an improbable concatenation of circumstances”
  3. a series of things depending on each other as if linked together; “the chain of command”; “a complicated concatenation of circumstances”
  4. the act of linking together as in a series or chain
  1. a series of interconnected things or events a singular concatenation of events unlikely to recur

Linguistics Computing the action of linking things together in a series the concatenation of lists


In formal language theory and computer programming, string concatenation is the operation of joining character strings end-to-end. For example, the concatenation of "snow" and "ball" is "snowball". In certain formalisations of concatenation theory, also called string theory, string concatenation is a primitive notion.



  1. a concatenation of events which had finally led to the murder

Similar Words: series sequence succession chain string train course progression nexus